Aftershock: Help, Hope, and Healing in the Wake of Suicide

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B&H Publishing Group, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 144 pages
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Every seventeen minutes, someone, somewhere, chooses death by self-murder. In the wake of this horrific decision, other people are left to cope with the ripples caused. This book will provide knowledge and resources for those left in the wake of suicide.

Aftershock is a recovery book that will provide encouragement and support for survivors. Examining the complex emotions involved in grieving a suicide death, readers will come to realize they are not alone in their grief and will not be alone in their healing.
 

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User Review  - chickie - Christianbook.com

MY grandnephew surprised both family and friends with his decision to die at his own hand. I was very concerned about his parents, his sister, his grandparents and his aunts. This book was excellent ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessa - Christianbook.com

I have read many books in search of answers and to find a way to cope with my loss. Out of all the books this one has been the best so far. It has brought me more peace and answers than any of the ... Read full review

Contents

The Suicidal Mind
11
Depression and Teen Suicide
28
The Survivors
51
Beyond the Family Scars
66
Deciding to Rebuild
83
Suicide Intervention
99
Endnotes
130
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David W. Cox is a graduate of Wofford College and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and holds the M.Div. and doctor of ministry degrees. He completed a two-year clinical residency as a hospital chaplain and had a ten-year career in emergency medical service. In 1997 Dr. Cox founded the support group S.O.S (Survivors of Suicide). An ordained minister, he is currently in private practice as a professional Christian counselor. He is a survivor of a suicide attempt. He and his family live in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Candy Neely Arrington received the B.A. degree in English from Wofford College. Her publishing credits include Devo'zine and The Encourager in addition to being a contributor to several books including What's in the Bible for Couples, God's Abundance for Living--Pslams, Stories for a Teen's Heart, volume 2 and A Growing Heart: Lessons and Exercises Inspired by Proverbs. She and her family live in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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